Back when I reviewed the Huawei MatePad 10.8 (2019), MatePad 10.8 (2021) and MatePad 11 (2021), I pointed out all those tablets did not have Google Play Shop and that was a sizeable downside to getting a Huawei Android tablet.

I have truly tried out installing some Google digital area apps but wasn’t profitable because of to several factors. And I just did not have the time to troubleshoot, demo and error all the program difficulties that crop up. So I gave up.

There is now an straightforward way to put in Google Enjoy Retail outlet on Huawei Android phones and tablets that normally takes fewer than 1 minute.

Gspace, the virtual Google Place app, is now readily available (considering the fact that 2021 truly) from the Huawei AppGallery. And considering that Gspace is offered from Huawei AppGallery, it signifies the application at minimum passed Huawei security filters. The app is advertisement-supported and to clear away the applications expense US $20. So you can at minimum attempt out Gspace ahead of you make a decision to acquire the advertisement-free of charge version.

Gspace is a one particular cease solution. Press the Install button and you might be all set up. Just after that, Gspace will tackle all app installations by means of Google Enjoy Keep, and deal with Google Cellular Products and services (GMS) so that you can restore all your previous buys with your Google account. It is also doable to buy apps by Google Perform Retail outlet.

On the Gspace homepage are shortcuts (back links) to apps you can install from the Google Perform Retailer. If the application you want is not offered, you can just look for for it on Google Participate in Store.

Most apps ought to set up and operate great inside of Gspace but not all applications are going to get the job done properly. I’ve browse reports on certain games crashing.

Drawing applications

Below’s my report of problems/glitches that I working experience, if any, with the different drawing apps put in.

All installed apps by means of Gspace Google Participate in Retail outlet will have a tiny Gspace icon at the corner of the application.

Was not able to restore previous buys originally. Experienced to restart the application the 2nd time to restore past buys.

Infinite Painter
This application is not suitable with the Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 (2019) that I am using. This app will not present up when browsing Google Play Retail outlet.

Tayasui Sketch
This application is not appropriate with the Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 (2019) that I am employing. This application will not present up when hunting Google Engage in Retailer.

Krita v5.1 crashed on startup within Gspace. Krita v5.1 installed through APK worked great.

Clip Studio Paint, Sketchbook, Artflow, Medibang Paint
These drawing apps labored great without issues. I was capable to indication into my accounts with the various apps.

Other things

It really is obviously difficult for me to obtain and set up all drawing apps to examination.

I’ve also set up Wacom Bamboo Paper and earlier purchases have been restored. Microsoft Business office applications labored wonderful.

The Google apps I’ve mounted are Gmail, Calendar, Generate, Docs, Sheets, Continue to keep, Maps, Youtube, Pictures and Chrome. They all worked good.

The applications carried out nicely with no lag.


If you are nonetheless doubtful of Gspace, you and investigate the Huawei local community web page or Huawei subreddit.

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